verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of coop
verb (used with object), co-oped or co-opped, co-op·ing or co-op·ping.
Origin of co-op
Examples from the Web for coop
So is the literal “turkey point of view” offered by the GoPros attached to the turkeys as they run around the coop.
This renewable (I mean renewed every single damn day) bio-energy (otherwise known as fetid rot) helps keep the coop warm.
I had to chase the chickens back into the coop and close the door so I could finish with the Augean Stables of the chicken pen.
Back at the Coop, food is presented on heavy cardboard plates.Charlottesville Is Swimming in Finger Lickin’ Gas Station Fried Chicken|Jane & Michael Stern|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since Goreski has flown the coop, Zoe has launched something of a smear campaign.Brad Goreski: On Styling, His New Show & Leaving Rachel Zoe|Isabel Wilkinson|December 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
One old terrapin with gray chin whiskers, projected over, with his wife, and took a peek through the slats of my coop.The Boy Scouts Book of Stories|Various
Then they coop us up at home and expect us to let them run the world to suit themselves.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
A coop of chickens is placed near the master of ceremonies, and two or three assistants surround the barrel.Old Times on the Upper Mississippi|George Byron Merrick
They were all going into grandpa's coop at the farm, and then he would take care of them for Toots.Toots and his Friends|Kate Tannatt Woods
Not long after dusk the following night Jack and Noddy were in close consultation in the coop.The Motor Boys|Clarence Young
Word Origin for coop
the internet domain name for
"small cage for poultry," mid-14c., from Old English cype, cypa "basket, cask," akin to Middle Dutch kupe, Swedish kupa, and all probably from Latin cupa "tub, cask," from PIE *keup- "hollow mound" (see cup (n.)).
1560s, from coop (n.). Related: Cooped; cooping.
1861, abbreviation of cooperative. The hyphen is needed to avoid confusion with coop (n.).
see fly the coop.